121 Total COVID-19 Deaths, 2,947 Cases: NH Data

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 CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced seven news deaths from COVID-19 on Friday.

They include one woman and two men from Hillsborough County, one man from Merrimack County and a woman and two men from Rockingham County, all 60 or older.

The state also announced 104 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 2,947 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates. Of those with complete information, there are six individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 52% being female and 48% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (19), Rockingham (16), Merrimack (7), Strafford (3), Cheshire (2), Carroll (1), and Grafton (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (29) and Nashua (19). The county of residence is being determined for seven new cases.  

One new hospitalized case was identified for a total of 309 (10%) of 2,947 cases. Eight of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. Most of the remaining cases have either had travel to domestic or international locations or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.

DHHS has also announced 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated May 8, 2020, 9:00 AM)

Hillsborough – Other440
Hillsborough – Manchester659
Hillsborough – Nashua276
County TBD28
Grand Total2947
NH Persons with COVID-1912,947
Recovered1,210 (41%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19121 (4%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases1,616
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19309 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations2112
Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories329,351
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL12,037
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4304
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,075

1Includes specimens presumptive-positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.
2Number of patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 as reported by hospitals.

3Includes specimens tested at the NH Public Health Laboratories (PHL), LabCorp, Quest, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and those sent to CDC prior to NH PHL testing capacity.

4Includes specimens received and awaiting testing at NH PHL. Does not include tests pending at commercial laboratories.

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Testing Laboratory5/15/25/35/45/55/65/7Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories319281276105279419471307
Quest Diagnostics23121421199228567452286
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center12743123252214214489
Other NH Hospital Laboratory12912656132122111n/a**113
Other Laboratory*4213263231264330

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories not

already listed in the table.

** Not available at the time of this report.

NH DHHS Daily Update on COVID-19 Archive

For more information, please visit the DHHS COVID-19 webpage at https://www.nh.gov/covid19.

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